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Royal BC Museum

Closes in 7 min: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Royal BC Museum Entrance Ticket
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See all of British Columbia at the Royal BC Museum, a world-class museum of natural and human history. Explore our core galleries and immerse yourself in tales of where we've been and where we are going. Discover things and people you never knew...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
675 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1A1, Canada
James Bay
+1 250-356-7226
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Reviewed today

This is our second time to the museum and there is so much to see and learn. I could go for another round and still see and learn more, I'm sure. This museum is really a wonderful place for all ages. We watched a film...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 867North60Fam
Reviewed today

Come here everyt ime I am in Victoria. The First People's Gallery has an excellent and truly beautiful set of masks which are my favourite. The nature diaramas always have a critter hiding away to discover. There are exhibitions that come and go and they...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank KathrynST
Reviewed today via mobile

What can I say...museums are the best. Didn't have enough time to see all exhibits so will be headed back each time I visit Victoria

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed today

We were looking for things to do and came upon this museum. Definetly would recommend. Lots of history and a great display of photography art. It was a great way to spend some time and learn. People were there to explain things. They also had...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Elledog2000
Reviewed yesterday

I recently visited the Royal BC Museum to view the international travelling exhibit "Wildlife Photographer of the Year," which is always stunning to see. I have also visited the museum on many other occasions, by myself, with friends, and/or with family, and it never disappoints....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ila W
Reviewed yesterday

I visited the museum during the week. Entry fare was free and I learned a great deal about the area, its industries and what early life was like in the area

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Andrea L
Reviewed yesterday

The nine year old adores the museum (he took a hundred pictures) the 5 year old had little interest. Buttons to push

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank StillGoing72
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well laid out with plenty of informative and interactive components. The First Nations exhibits are incredible. Amazing interactive component featuring the languages of the First Peoples... great for all ages. Would highly recommend summer time hours - open until 10:00 pm on Friday and Saturday...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sightsee641050
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We love to visit the museum! The 2 day pass is always a good deal and we make good use of it. Our kids love to revisit the exhibits and the submarine area is their favourite. We also love the to visit the town.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jamieh35
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Husband took my daughter to the museum, she loved it, the natural section on the second floor, everyone that comes to Victoria should make time to go there

Date of experience: March 2019
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RBCM Archives - suggest you call direct re. access to Archives, 250-256-7226. St. Ann's Academy - there is disabled access available by arrangement during opening hours. St. Ann's Archives is not at the Academy... has its... More